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verdict. the judge ordered her out of the courtroom. escorted out by armed deputies. on the other side of the courtroom the flood gates opened. her father and now grown daughter sobbed and even the prosecutor choked back tears. >> it is true, i am getting emotional again. it has been a long journey for this family. >> i want the family to, you know, live every day happy and hopefully go about our lives and remember her in the good ways, you know, and not have this on our minds so much. >> reporter: now a convicted murderer davis who -- faces 15 years to life. >> i wasn't in agreement with it. i didn't think the evidence that was there for a conviction. >> reporter: but for the family
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of a young mother, the verdict all they have. >> been a real long time. >> reporter: so the second degree murder conviction carries 15 years to life. he will be back in court for sentencing on august 14. noelle walker, ktvu channel 2 news. >> initially police weren't sure a crime was committed when her father found her body on january 8, 2002. 8 years later,s january 13, 2010 -- later, january 13, 2010 they made the rest -- the arrest. the jury came back this afternoon with a guilty verdict. following breaking news in seattle. four people have been shot and wounded on a college camping. seattle pacific university. the shooting happened 90 minutes ago.
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two victims are in critical condition. two in stable condition. police say one suspect is in custody but the campus is on long down right now. seattle pacific university is a private college 10 minutes from the downtown with 4,000 students and graduation there is set for next week. sunnyvale police shot and killed a murd suspect today it happened -- murder suspect today, it happened this morning. offenses were trying to take him into custody. ktvu's robert handa joins us now with new information on the shooting and the murder case. robert? >> reporter: well, it has been a long day out here in sunny vill, you can see -- sunnyvale, you can see officers are still at the house with a arrest warrant and a search warrant. the man that home became a murder suspect stemming from a missing person case from a year
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ago here in sunnyvale. as we reported at noon, a unit came here around 9:00 a.m. according to police officers knocked on the door and made verbal contact with the man, the officers planned to search for evidence linking the suspect to a missing woman who may have once lived that home. >> it evolved from a missing person case into a homicide investigation when more information came to light that there might have been something more involved. >> police say the situation turned into a confrontation when the suspect ignored commands and officers forced their wane into -- their way into the home. >> officers were involved in a shooting and the subject was shot and taken to valley medical center where he succumbed to his injuries and died. >> view from news chopper 2
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shows how widespreading the shooting impacted the -- widespread the shooting impacted the neighborhood. a local middle school went into lock down as a precaution. word spread quickly about the suspect and the shooting. >> wow! not every day you see this. >> scary. you never know who is living next door. could be a regular guy or a murder suspect. this went bad fast. >> reporter: now at this hour residents are escorted back to their homes by officers. they plan to release the names soon and we will update that information as soon as that happened. the search for evidence continues but they could wrap up and they just reopened the streets about 2 minutes ago. live in sunnyvale, robert handa, ktvu channel 2 news. san jose police are trying to figure out who stabbed a man, then left him on the side of the road to die. police initially thought the 36- year-old man was involved in a
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hit and run. they saw tire marks and police found -- this was near where he was foundt -- he was found at 1:30 a.m. this morning. when the coroner arrived he discovered the man had been stabbed. >> these types of investigations are very difficult. doesn't appear there is surveillance cameras but our investigators are out and we reach out to the public. >> the victim's name has not been released. police say he is the 18th person killed in san jose so far this year. most workers at muni are back to work today bringing relief to riders during the community. muni tells ktvu channel 2 news 90% of the 600 vehicles are running on all routes and lines. cable cars and street car lines also. this follows a worker sick out related to a contract dispute.
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the union denies it organized the sick out. they are now set to go into arbitration. the main sticking point is pension benefits. the city attorney accused the union of carrying out an illegal work stoppage. it was filed with the board. muni workers are prohibited from staking. he says a work stoppage is also banned. a day after 911 reportings were released in the bryan stow beating trial they heard a former vice president testify. what was said on the witness stand. >> reporter: brian shill a sheriff's deputy who was working security the night san francisco giants fan bryan stow was nearly beaten to death in the dodger stadium parking lot.
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he testifies his main responsibility is looking for unruly drunks who inside or outside could pose a safety risk. he agrees the crowd that night was especially contentious. he and his partner brian hines were assigned to parking lot number 2 where bryan stow was attacked but he testifies they were required to work in the left field concourse during the game so they weren't back in lot 2 when bryan stow was beaten. >> you have 56,000 people after the game charging towards the gates and there is nobody in lot 2. >> reporter: the family attorney asks so you can't be in two places at one time. his answer is no. he blames dodger ownership. >> you couldn't do both things and then it was in that lot that 25 minutes or 30 minutes
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passes there is no security, all this other stuff takes place. >> vice president of dodger security testified at the one reason he quit his job prior to the beating was because dodger management cut back the number of uniformed lapd officers working games. he says he warned about potential deterioration of fan behavior without a uniform presence. >> that is a huge deterrent. >> bryan stow's attorney present dodger data that shows the most verbal disturbances occur during giants-dodgers games. >> the jury is beginning to understand the corn recollection that were -- corners that were cut. new developments in the ryan chamberlain case involving bomb making materials found in his apartment in san francisco. fbi went through his apartment
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on jackson street today looking for more possible evidence. a spokesperson said it was a routine search after the initial search saturday. an attorney in the building said she was told she might never be able to go back but now the fbi is telling her there is no danger. >> why are they prosecuting a case against ryan chamberlain if the substances are not dangerous? >> ryan chamberlain was arrested on monday near golden gate bridge. he is accused of having bomb making materials and a gun. >> year and a half away from super bowl l here in the bay area but planning is already well underway. ktvu's alex savage explains the challenges organizers are up against and the new logo meant to show case the big event. >> we are proud of this logo. >> made to help the bay area
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shine ahead of super bowl l. today in san francisco local organizers unveiled their new logo for the game. it is different than the super bowl l logo we showed you yesterday -- the host committee is planning to celebrate the diverse community with visitors from around the world. >> we expect every hotel from san jose to santa clara to san francisco to be all filled for the week, if not longer. there will be a lot of different events. >> money for the super bowl pouring in from donors like google, apple and yahoo. $40million so far has been secured. >> we haven't stabbed a target goal yet. >> reporter: while most of the super bowl parties will happen here in san francisco, the game itself will be played 40 miles away in santa clara. and that is why the ceo of the
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host committee said today one of his priorities is figuring out how to move all the people around the bay area. the committee set up a transportation task force. they have already met with bay area transit agencies and they are looking forward to seeing the 49ers play in the new levis stadium later this year. >> we will have a better sense of how people get to the stadium, how long people stay before and after the games, how they exit. we will map our transportation modeling easier once we see a few of the nfl games happen at levis stadium. >> as you imagine, many of the people organizing the super bowl are hoping the home town team, the 49ers will be playing in that big game in 2016. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 news. police call them wilding. teens attacking strangers. the most recent attacks and how law enforcement are coming together to stop them.
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>> the high pressure system heats things up inland to coast, the weekend that will be hot. >> and off limits to off leash dogs. the restrictions that outraged dog owners and government leaders. >> what we do have is a national park services that is hard of hearing. at ikea, we don't just we design good mornings.
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new restrictions on where dogs can roam in the most popular parks are stirring controversy tonight. the changes are need due to environmental concerns. ktvu's david stevenson joins us now live with why the idea isn't going over well. david? >> plans for restrictions on the dogs have been in the works for 12 years and today it entered a new chapter.
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>> reporter: it has been a mace where dogs played in the grass or on the beach. >> they love it. this area is open. thaw feel free. >> -- they feel free. >> part of the golden gate bridge recreation area. they may see dog access restricted. >> people told us they weren't coming to certain areas of the park because the children were afraid of dogs. we had incidences where dogs were tangling with birds. >> reporter: they want to restricted off leash dogs to several sites angering dog owners. >> if you look there is zero, count it, zero areas for off leash exercising. >> reporter: critics rallied at city hall to protest that and a
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separate plan to reorganize activities in the park. >> this is where we go in the morning. where we go to ride our bikes. we walk with our dogs. >> as dog and use of the park has grown more management is needed. >> what i love is there is so much space for dogs to be off leash and i think it will hinder how much space we have for our dogs. >> the park service will release a revised plan for dog management later this year. a final proposal is due late next year. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. continuing coverage now on the release of sergeant bowe bergdahl after taliban forces held him for five years. we are getting new information on why the obama administration kept congress in the dark. sources are saying the obama administration kept the deal secret because otherwise the
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taliban were threatening to kill sergeant bowe bergdahl. that is what officials told u.s. senators. president obama has come under criticism for releasing 5 detainees at guantanamo bay in exchange for sergeant bowe bergdahl. and some members of sergeant bowe bergdahl's army unit in afghanistan are accusing him of desertion. president obama defended the swap saying he was following a basic principal, not to leave behind any american in uniform. >> this is not a political football, you have a couple of parents whose kid volunteered to fight in a distant land. who they hadn't seen in 5 years. and weren't sure whether they would ever see again. >> the 28-year-old is treated at a u.s. military hospital in germany. the pentagon says his health is
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improving. the water district says it appears customers are doing what they were asked to do and saving water. they wanted customers to cut use by 15% because of the drought and most people responded by making efforts to conserve. the rainfall in march and april is making it difficult to tell how much customers are changing their habits or if the numbers are skewed because of the wet weather. they are reminding everyone to continue to conserve. let's talk more about that and our weather now. our chief meteorologist bill martin. we are done with the rain? >> looks like we are and heading for a warm up teen had bay area -- up into the bay area weekend. temperatures the same or cooler than yesterday but the trend the same. cool at the coast, and hot inland. 87 fairfield. 88 concord. the highs from today. there is plenty of fog at the coast right now. you will see it.
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pardon me. see it lining the coast? marine layer is getting shallower. we have fog across san francisco right now and it works its way into the inland bay valleys tonight. noterary far inland -- not very far inland. fog along the coast here. we are seeing live cameras. you see the fog coming. the fog will do that push. similar to last night. and temperatures tomorrow will be similar to what we had today. temperatures tomorrow, downtown san jose, they will start off in the 50s. lunchtime mid-70s. day time high in san jose 83 degrees. temperatures continue to warm towards the bay area weekend. looking for temperatures by the weekend that could be in the upper 90s in the hottest spots. the fog forecast tomorrow morning then, santa rosa, good dose in the coastal plain, santa rosa. fog at the beach tomorrow.
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you know that. tomorrow morning, friday morning already, and the highs tomorrow, there is your reds, the 90s. you will see them at the edges of the inland bay valley. today like yesterday. tomorrow like today. which was like yesterday. and then it will change around. hotter into the bay area weekend. especially on sunday. you will see that in the five- day forecast. 82 napa. 88 concord. 92 antioch. warmer but similar. 87 morgan hill. here is the deal. air quality better with this. right? we have wringed. fire danger. always high. -- we have fire danger. always high. the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view you see a warm up on saturday. right? mid-90s and then sunday upper 90s. sunday will be the warmest day in the bay area weekend and a cool down next week. not rain. quick cool down. goes to upper 80s.
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10-degree drop off. when we come back i will talk more about the fog forecast and what i could expect in your neighborhood this weekend. check your credit card. that is the message after a new data breach. the cards that are effected coming up. plus new action against gm employees who knew about faulty ignition switches and how the company is promising to help some of the families of the victims killed. >> and all new at 6:00 p.m. we showed you video of a school security officer attacking a teen in a wheelchair, now new allegations. >> the abuse she says her daughter suffered at the hands of a teacher and ruling in favor of red light cameras. the ruling that could make it harder to fight a traffic ticket. these stories and much more coming up new at 6:00 p.m.
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that has around 50% fewer co2 emissions than coal. let's broaden the world's energy mix, let's go. a failure to act but no conspiracy is the conclusion of the head of gm into the ignition switch failures blamed for 13 deaths. 15 people have been fired for their role in the failure to recall calls with the bad switches. gm recalled 2.5 million cars but for the families of the 13 victims it was too late. [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: 25-year-old
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daughter is one of the 13 people whose death gm is linked to faulty ignition switched. she watched the gm ceo speak. >> not only did my daughter die but people died before her and i know, i know they knew at the time and they did nothing and more people died. >> reporter: the results of a new investigation by gm show that many employees knew for years that the ignition switch could switch off, tabling air bags and breaks. -- disabled air bags and breaks. >> repeatedly individuals failed to disclose creditical pieces of information. >> the ceo announce -- critical pieces of information. >> the ceo announced 15 employees dismissed and 5 others disciplined. it has been four years since
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she lost her daughter. she says gm still has lot to prove. >> i hope that they are genuine. i want to believe that they are. >> reporter: we reached out to the national transportation safety board they tell us they are reviewing the results of the investigation and taking a look at the reforms. reporting in washington, justin gray, ktvu channel 2 news. dozens of teenagers may be possible for 2 dozen violent crimes. most are near b.a.r.t. stations. coming up next the new police plan to make sure they don't strike again. >> the crowded field for oakland mayor just got more crowded. we are breaking down the front runners and the challenge to the race. >> and calls for change after the rape of a stanford student, how the university responded that has students outraged.
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complete bay area news coverage continues right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00 p.m. police agencies are banning together to try to stop dozens of teams working together to commit crimes. we learned of another incident
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yesterday. ktvu's john sasaki is live from oakland where b.a.r.t. police are now getting involved. john? >> reporter: b.a.r.t. police are involved because the young people are using b.a.r.t. to get from one place to another to wreak havoc. >> yesterday a group of teenagers using b.a.r.t. to get around were causing trouble. they got on b.a.r.t.. >> they were on site. ended up contacting the group. they did make one arrest of a teenager for minor offense. >> reporter: police told me before leaving the city the group committed at least one robbery and one assault. around foothill and "e" street. >> i bought myself pepper spray. >> she expressed concern about the spike in crime.
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>> i go to b.a.r.t. over here and there have been a lot of kids. tons of them causing trouble. the incidents date back to early may. >> large group of young adults, 50 to 60 in the downtown area committing crime and committing wilding. >> wilding. and like another incident last weekend. >> robberies. on monday afternoon we experienced a carjacking in which there was a child in the back seat of the car when the car was taken and then just intimidation of people. >> reporter: police agencies from berkeley to fremont formed a task force to tackle the problem. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. and back now to breaking news in seattle.
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just moments ago police confirmed one person has died following a shooting at a private university. this is what is going on right now. we are learning new details about what happened. apparently the gunman walked into a building on the campus of seattle pacific university which is not far from the downtown area and started shooting. he hit four people. one of whom has now died. then a student confronted him. other students followed that student and took the gunman down and held him down till police arrived. the mayor also said that the epidemic of gun violence has now come to seattle. to recap here. four people shot today at seattle pacific university which is not far from downtown seattle. and one of those four people has since died. the gunman is now in custody. a key face at oakland city
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hall joined the race for mayor. ktvu's patti lee joins us now with why it is bad news for mayor jean quan. >> announcer: shows just how vulnerable the mayor is. look at the size of the field. 17 people trying to unseat mayor jean quan. only six have a real shot at it and those two are the top contenders. she was the leading contender till she threw her hat into the race. >> i represent the entire city of oakland and city counsel member at large. >> reporter: she spoke thissen for. a reverse -- this afternoon. a reversal of not to run. >> she throw as big wrench into the mix because she ran three times before. >> reporter: she says she makes
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the interesting race more exciting. she says she has the highest name recognition among the challengers and the most experience. >> the only way mayor jean quan can hang on is if the challengers start fighting each other. if they keep the focus of the race on mayor jean quan it would be a difficult scenario to see how she could win. >> reporter: he ran against mayor jean quan in 2010, the voting system could work against her. it allows people to vote for three candidates. the system helped mayor jean quan win the mayor's race and will effect how candidates approach voters before november. >> i will ask the voters to vote for me as their first choice. >> reporter: we asked her about that and she said she will ask voters to consider her to be the second choice as well because in a field this big all
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the votes matter. the south bay housing market is bouncing back, higher home values and higher property taxers. just 8% of homes remain under water right now. cities in the southern part of the county are leading the rebound this year. new appriseles are underway. taxes are expected to jump 24% in gilroy and 19% in morgan hill. notices are expected to go out after july 1. on capitol hill today the senate confirmedfirmed the nominee for the secretary of health and human services. and with that vote she was confirmed as the new secretary. she will over see 11 agencies that make up the department. including medicaid and medicare. her early focus centers on the affordable care act. she served has it white house
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budget director. and scheduled to take over once she is sworn in on monday. a billion plan to modern size a oil reminery. -- refinery. >> when a gunman put him in a wheel cheer a small dog give -- wheelchair a small dog gave him hope. >> but just within the last half hour, a possible break in the search for his missing service dog. >> and it is a perfectly legal loophole, how they are sending profits over seas could be costing you money.
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heat shields are compromised. weare those thrusters burning? that's a negative. what's that alarm? fuel cell two is down. i'm going to have to guide her in manually. this is very exciting. but i'm at my stop. come again? i'm watching this on the train. it's so hard to leave. good luck with everything. with the u-verse tv app, the u-verse revolves around you the u-verse revolves around you
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the auction to have a lunch with warren buffett topped a million dollars. all of the money benefits the glides foundation in san francisco. bidding is open through 7:30 tomorrow night and the winner could talk to him about anything they want except what he might invest in next. report shows you could be paying the price for bay area companies stashing billions of dollars in off shore tax savings. a group says apple, google,
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hewlett-packard, chevron and intel are some of the companies storing the most profits over seas. apple is the company with the most money off shore. $111billion. the u.s. public interest research group says companies avoid paying $90 billion in taxes every year. >> that means hire taxes, facing cuts to public programs. >> and it is all perfectly legal due to loopholes in the tax code but so far bills to close the loopholes have gone nowhere on capitol hill. protect yourself is what american express is saying after a new data breach. notifying 76,000 card holders in california that their personal information may have been broached. the data includes names and account numbers.
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it blames announcemous ukraine. they are in-- anonymous ukraine. they are advising to check credit records. the stabbing death of his mother, police say the 24-year- old stabbed his mother dozens of times at her apartment last august. investigators say he went to san francisco where he was shot during a confrontation with police. legal proceedings in the case have been delayed while he was treated for mental health issues and complications related to the gun shot injuries. he will appear in court later this month. students taking a stand with a rape victim and demanding change. why they are so angry at how stanford responded to a sexual assault and social media push to get the message spread. >> the clean up is underway after a jet crashed into neighborhood. >> heating up in here. around here in time for the bay
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area weekend. numbers could get into the triple digits. i will tell you when and where th
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heat shields are compromised. weare those thrusters burning? that's a negative. what's that alarm? fuel cell two is down. i'm going to have to guide her in manually. this is very exciting. but i'm at my stop. come again? i'm watching this on the train. it's so hard to leave. good luck with everything. with the u-verse tv app, the u-verse revolves around you the u-verse revolves around you
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the sheriff looking for two men suspected of breaking into a home and pleaing from -- fleeing from deputies last sunday. deputies believe the suspects ransacked a home on south ridge
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wood road and took off in a red lexus. the officers attempted to stop the vehicle but they ran from the car and got away. crime stoppers is offering a reward. rape investigation at stanford led to a protest today by hundreds of students. they are angry over how the university is handling the case. ktvu's mike mibach talked with the victim about why she wants the school to do more. >> the student is taking on a big time university, she says she the survivor of a sexual assault, angry with the man who hurt her and he will be able to get his diploma. >> reporter: signs of support on the campus. one pocket drapped in words, tand withlia. >> when i see him it is incident panic. >> reporter: a stanford senior.
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>> on january 1 i was forcibly sexually assaulted by someone that i knew, someone that i trusted. >> the crime happened in alaska. the man who did it is afulo student -- is a fellow student. she says stanford ruled the assailant will be suspected for five -- suspended for five carters starting in the summer -- quarters starting in the summer session which means he would be allowed to get his diploma next week. stanford could not comment but in a statement they said we regret any circumstance in which a student believes the process here has not met their expectations. we havestructened our programs in the area of -- we have strengthened our programs in the area of sexual assault. she wants them to change their alternative review process. >> the name of this man does
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not matter and it is not about my case. my case doesn't matter anymore. it is about changing the culture so survivors feel safe and they are not attacked again. especially not by universities they are paying to attend. >> reporter: they said in a statement it has hired a new coordinator to coordinate activities and help identify areas for improvement. she was on track to graduate but not anymore because she says she is overwhelmed and depressed since the attack. mike mibach, ktvu channel 2 news. a driver who killed two people while having a seizure was convicted of murder. the 51-year-old was behind it had wheel even though his driver's license had been permanently suspected due to -- suspended due to similar crash in the past. he -- crashes in the past.
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he plowed into several cars that were stopped at light. a jury yesterday found him guilty of second degree murder, voluntary manslaughter and drivingoon suspended license -- driving on a suspected license. a group is suing over a permit for the chevron refinery. they claim the permit was issued prematurely for a refinery that demonstrated negligence. today's lawsuit challenges the permit for a $1 billion plan at the refinery. the group claims the project will cause more air pollution and a permit shouldn't be considered till they finish a environmental impact report. time to get a check of the weather. a nice day getting warmer towards the weekend. back to bill in the weather center. >> temperatures on the increase. noticed it last couple days. today similar to yesterday.
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cooler in some places. especially inland. back into the 90s inland and along the coast the fog is a flayer and stays -- player and stays foot. it will be tough to get temperatures in the coastal sections out of the 50s. here is the fog. you can see it showing up in san francisco. at the park. bay view district. working its way to oakland. fog tomorrow morning highlights these microclimates. 19th avenue, 62 degrees. into san francisco, mid-60s. berkeley area, 70s. over the hill, valley, concord area, mid-80s and east, eastern livermore valley, santa clara valley, low 90s tomorrow. exactly what you would expect for this time of the year. summer like pattern. fog foot print. you can see some fog working
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its way, richmond, not a ton of it but some. tomorrow morning it burns off and we warm like today. temperatures tomorrow like today. maybe warmer inland. tomorrow the coastal fog stays put. as we go into saturday and sunday this high shifts east. kicks the winds more off shore. that ups the fire danger and increases the potential for poor air quality inland. warm to hot on sunday. that will be the hottest day on the weekend. you can see here, pacifica, instead of 58 degrees, pacifica 72 on sunday. coastal fog will be limited on sunday. livermore 98 degrees. could find triple digits in some places. we will watch that. sunday warmest day on the weekend. highs for friday. 90 livermore. 90 pleasanton. 71 hair71 hayward.
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i don't think we will see a spare the air day. no red flag warning. it is just stronger high pressure that will elevate temperatures saturday and sunday into the mid-90s. maybe triple digits. the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. looks like it is supposed to look. no big changes. fog at the coast. less on sunday. warmest day of the weekend. stanford hired its first female dean for the school of engineering. a former director of the slac national laboratory and a professor of physics. she takes over on september 1. the current dean is stepping down after 15 years. we have been following the disappearance of a dog who helped a man shot and paralyzed now a possible break in the case. >> there is a possible break in the case of a dog that was snatched in the marina. not just any dog, a dog who
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helped a man in a wheelchair get over his ordeal after he was left paralyzed by a gun shot. that story coming up. >> days after a school security officer fired for heighting a teen in a wheelchair, a teacher at that school attacked a special needs student. >> asked her please stop. >> why the girl's mother says the school is not taking the situation seriously. >> a new ruling could make it harder for you to fight traffic tickets. the evidence that can be used against you in court. these stories and much more coming up new at 6:00 p.m.
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an investigation is underway into what wassed a -- what caused a military plane in southern california. it went down yesterday in imperial, california. east of san diego. the pilot was able to eject safely and no one on the ground was injured but the crash destroyed three hoomes. a -- home. a witness saw flames just before the plane went down. >> the pilot eject. i see the parachute open and i see the plane wobbling and plunges down. at that point i said this is not good. >> the marine corps is working with the city and the red cross
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to help the families displaced by the crash. it could take months to determine a cause. a battle in congress, republicans want to end saturday mail delivery and put the cost savings into the highway trust fund. the money is set to run out in august. one senator says the republican idea is irresponsible. >> to eliminate saturday delivery to pay for six months of a transportation bill is irresponsible. >> he says saturday delivery is important to people in rural areas but many say people pay their bills online so it is expendable. new jersey and tesla may be settling their differences. a panel advanced a bill that would allow them to restart sales in the state. the commission shut down two
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stores saying car sales must go through dealerships. they say the traditional model doesn't work for the vehicles. the bill allows them to open four stores with one facility for maintenance. he was robbed, shot and paralyzed and last night he lost his dog who was a companion but this afternoon a break in the case and ktvu's rob roth is here with what happened. rob? >> reporter: it appears this story could have a happy ending after all. last night in the marina a poodle named love was taken. and that is one of the -- one of the missing posters that went up today. the dog belongs to a man who was left paralyzed 7 years ago after he was shot during a robbery and he credits the dog with helping him through his
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depression and he also visits other victims of spinal cord injuries. >> comes with me to hospitals when i visit patients that are injured with spinal cord injuries and she visits the patients. >> reporter: within the hour his brother received a call and the family believes the dog has been located. >> i got a call from a tip. a guy said he bought a dog at walmart yesterday. he said that he thinks it is my dog. he has seen the news stories. he sent me photos and i am 100% sure it is my dog. >> reporter: this is a picture that was sent. he is on his way to the marina to meet the person who called in and hopefully become reunited with his friend love and we will be here for the
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reunion. rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. now at 6:00 p.m. television years -- 12 years after she was found dead a jury finds this man guilty of her murder. what led to the conviction and the emotional scene in court. >> new tonight one city trying to cash in on the parking acrunch for -- crunch for 49er games. >> and a mother claims her daughter was hurt by teacher. >> i don't feel safe with her going back to school. >> how the girl tried to protect herself and the response from the scal. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. a guilty verdict 12 years after a mom was found dead. good evening everyone. hello. i am frank somerville. >> and i am julie haener. >> she was found dead inside the bath room of her home in livermore. now more than a decade later her neighborhood has been found
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guilty of second degree murder. prosecute -- second degree murder, prosecutors say he was high on meth when he strangled her. he claims she hit her head in the shower. eight years later he was arrested and today a jury found him guilty. ktvu's noelle walker was inside the courtroom and you spoke with the victim's family. >> reporter: i did. it took three days of deliberations but that is nothing compared to the number of years that her family waited for this day. >> reporter: they say the wheels of justice turn slowly but when they turn a corner the release of emotions come quickly. that is the father and daughter. she is almost as old now as her mother was when she was killed in 2002, found by her father

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